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Brain Sci. 2017, 7(8), 97;

Mental Illness in Children: Childhood Illness and Supporting the Family

Department of Social Work, Monash University, Victoria 3145, Australia
Received: 3 August 2017 / Revised: 7 August 2017 / Accepted: 7 August 2017 / Published: 8 August 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Mental Illness in Children)
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Childhood is a stage of life that is filled with potential for development, and the early years of childhood see immense physical changes in growth; mastery over body functions like movement; the acquisition of language and cognitive development to understand their own and others’ thinking and reasoning; and the psychosocial development of trust in the world, comfort in the care they receive from parents and caregivers, and the sense of being secure in themselves that this engenders. [...] View Full-Text
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